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Available October 22, 2103 Dance Production and Management Heather Trommer-Beardslee, MA This “how to” book lays out the sequence of planning from establishing a mission statement and auditions to performing and touring. The technical aspects of theater are covered as well as costuming, lighting, makeup, publicity, and fundraising. The reader is first asked to create a fictional company, and follow it through every step, providing a virtual experience. Equally useful for colleges and schools, dance studios, and professional and amateur companies.


Heather Trommer-Beardslee, MA is a member of the dance faculty at Central Michigan University where she teaches Dance Production and Management and directs the University Concert Dance Theater. She is also the booking agent for Jump Rhythm Jazz, an award-winning company based in Chicago. Prior to her position at CMU she directed two dance studios.


pages, 6x9, paperback, 15 illustrations ISBN 9780871273840 Contents Introduction 1. Mission Statements 2. Auditions 3. Technical Theater 4. Music 5. Costuming 6. Makeup 7. Lighting 8. Programs and Programming 9. Box Office and House Management 10. Marketing 11. Public Relations 12. Booking 13. Touring and Travel 14. Fundraising and Development

Dance Production and Management

  • By Heather Trommer-Beardslee, MA
  • PBC00380
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